EghtesadOnline: In light of the new round of US sanctions, there is speculation that authorities in Tehran may seek to circumvent the hostile economic restrictions with the help of blockchain and other financial and monetary technologies.
EghtesadOnline: Iraqi President Barham Salih is set to travel to the United States at the head of a delegation to negotiate exemption from sanctions on Iran, as Baghdad is trying to balance its relations with Tehran and Washington.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is exposed to a number of foreign policy challenges in the New Year mostly involving the United States’ activities, an international affairs expert said.
EghtesadOnline: As the main party to blame for the possible failure of efforts to set up a special financial mechanism for trading with Iran, Europe will have to ponder over the implications of its inaction, a senior foreign affairs official said.
EghtesadOnline: Fitch, the global ratings agency has predicted that Iran's insurance sector will record an average of 15% growth a year in the next five years, as the partial easing of sanctions against the market in early 2016 helped it grow.
EghtesadOnline: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has renewed his commitment to denuclearization but warned that he may have no option but to seek an alternative course if the United States does not take corresponding measures and maintains sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: Chairman of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture Gholamhossein Shafei met with President of the Russian Federation's Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergey Katyrin in Tehran on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian banks have again found themselves at the center of US efforts to exert maximum pressure on the economy two weeks after the Trump administration slapped its second round of penalties.
EghtesadOnline: Currency and gold markets in Iran registered one of their biggest weekly declines in recent months despite the re-sanctioning of wide sectors of the economy by the Trump White House.
EghtesadOnline: Trade between Iran and the neighboring Turkey stood at around $8 billion in the first half of 2018 and is estimated to reach $12 billion by the fiscal yearend (March 2019), the chairman of Iran-Turkey Chamber of Commerce said.